Researching Early Childhood Education: European Perspectives

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Tricia David
SAGE Publications, Nov 19, 1998 - Education - 192 pages
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`Provides a useful overview of developments in early childhood education research in the countries included and interesting comparative data for further study and analysis. It should prove a useful resource book for the growing number of early childhood professionals and practitioners identified in the book, who are contributing to or have the potential to contribute to research in this field'- International Journal of Early Years Education

Providing an overview of early childhood education research, the contributors to to this book provide information on: who undertakes research; where findings are published; their impact on the field; levels of research funding; and links between researchers. The book highl

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Early childhood education research in Denmark
Early childhood education research in France
Early childhood education research in Greece
Early educational research in Ireland
research in Poland
research in Spain
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About the author (1998)

Tricia David is a Professor of Education at Canterbury Christ Church College, where she directs the Centre for International Studies in Early Childhood. She is a past president of OMEP-UK (OMEP is the World Organization for Early Childhood Education) and she is currently a member of BERA ( British Educational Research Associaton) Council and the editor of the International Journal of Early Childhood.


Teresa Aguado Universidad Nacional a Distancia, Madrid

Stig Brostrom Royal Danish School of Educational Studies

Noirin Hayes Dublin Institute of Technology

Rosario Jimenez-Frias Universidad Nacional a Distancia, Madrid

Malgorzata Karwowska-Struczyk Poland

Alkistis Kondoyianni Ministry of Education, Athens

Ulla Lind Stockholm Institute of Education

Helen Penn Institute of Education, London

Eric Plaisance Universite Rene Descartes, Paris V

Sylvie Rayne Institut National de Recherche Pedagogique, Paris

Karin Vilien Educational Consultant, Copenhagen

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